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Book Description
Colombia, the gateway to South America, has a rich diversity of peoples, climate and terrain. Although a long-standing democracy, since its independence from Spanish rule, this country's rival factions, class inequalities and strong regionalism have caused instability and almost ceaseless violent conflicts. With help from the United States, this war-weary nation, is working to eradicate the curren... More
Book Information
PublisherLucent Books
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages112
Publication Date08/20/2004
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About David Schaffer (Author) : David Schaffer is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Schaffer include The Louisiana Purchase--the Deal of the Century Th... more
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About Peg Lopata (Author) : Peg Lopata is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Peg Lopata is Modern Nations of the World - Colombia (Modern Nations of the World).
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